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Cottage- Montford Ave- for W.J. Fitzgerald--Side

W. J. Fitzgerald Cottage, Montford Avenue (Asheville, N.C.)
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Item information

Title:
Cottage- Montford Ave- for W.J. Fitzgerald--Side
Topics:
Architecture
Subjects:
Elevations (Building divisions)
Porches
Shutters (Opening components)
Windows
Scale drawings
Chimneys
Original Format:
Tracings; 15 1/8 x 13 5/8
Item identifier:
aam_RS0263_0001
Architect:
Created Date:
Genre:
Architectural drawings
Design and construction documents
Location:
Asheville (N.C.)
Digital Project:
Beaux Arts to Modernism

Source information

Repository:
Asheville Art Museum
Collection:
Richard Sharp Smith Collection (aam_RS) held by
Note field:
Not all materials from the physical collection may have been scanned. Images may have been enhanced for web access.
Rights:
Reproduction and use of this material requires permission from the Asheville Art Museum.
Funding:
Digitization of this image was partially supported with federal Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) funds made possible through a grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services, and administered by the State Library of North Carolina, a division of the Department of Cultural Resources.

Building:

Architect:
Street:
397 Montford Ave.
Community:
Asheville
State:
North Carolina
Zip:
28801
General note:
Montford Historic District retains more than 600 buildings, most of which were built between 1890 and 1920, and includes a variety of architectural influences reflecting the cosmopolitan character of Asheville during the turn of the 20th century.
Architectural note:
Victorian, Queen Anne and Arts and Crafts styles combined with Neoclassical, Colonial Revival and castle-like motifs, result in an overall complex quality of designs and artistic talent throughout the neighborhood. Asheville architect Richard Sharp Smith produced numerous residential homes in Montford. Smith's preference for pebbledash, shingles, high-pitched roofs and heavy stone foundations contributed to an overall form for the neighborhood.
Location:
Asheville (N.C.)
Subjects:
Houses
Housing, Single family
Cottages
Latitude, Longitude:
35.6, -82.57
External Resources:
Asheville City Directory, 1917

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